Korngold
biographical name Erich Wolfgang 1897-1957 American (Austrian-born) composer, conductor, & pianist

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  • Korngold — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Erich Wolfgang Korngold (1897–1957), österreichischer Pianist, Komponist und Dirigent, Sohn von Julius Korngold Julius Korngold (1860–1945), österreichischer Musikkritiker, Pianist, Komponist und Anwalt,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Korngold — Kọrngold,   Erich Wolfgang, amerikanischer Komponist österreichischer Herkunft, * Brünn 29. 5. 1897, ✝ Hollywood (Calif.) 29. 11. 1957; Schüler von R. Fuchs und A. von Zemlinsky. Die Uraufführung seiner Oper »Die tote Stadt« 1920 in Hamburg… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Korngold — /kawrn gohld /; Ger. /kawrddn gawlt /, n. Erich Wolfgang /er ik woolf gang/; Ger. /ay rddikh vawlf gahng/, 1897 1957, Austrian composer, conductor, and pianist in the U.S. * * * …   Universalium

  • Korngold — Korn•gold [[t]ˈkɔrnˌgoʊld[/t]] germ. [[t]ˈkɔrnˌgɔlt[/t]] n. big Erich Wolfgang, 1897–1957, Austrian composer, conductor, and pianist in the U.S …   From formal English to slang

  • Korngold — /ˈkɔngoʊld/ (say kawngohld) noun Erich Wolfgang, 1897–1957, US composer, born in Moravia; noted for film scores …   Australian English dictionary

  • Korngold — /kawrn gohld /; Ger. /kawrddn gawlt /, n. Erich Wolfgang /er ik woolf gang/; Ger. /ay rddikh vawlf gahng/, 1897 1957, Austrian composer, conductor, and pianist in the U.S …   Useful english dictionary

  • KORNGOLD, ERICH WOLFGANG — (1897–1957), composer. Born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, Korngold was the son of the Viennese music critic Julius Korngold (1860–1945), who was also his first music teacher. Hailed as a child prodigy when his first large scale work, Der Schneemann, a …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Korngold, Erich Wolfgang — born May 29, 1897, Brünn, Austria Hungary died Nov. 29, 1957, Hollywood, Calif., U.S. U.S. composer of Austro Hungarian birth. Son of a music critic, he had his childhood compositions praised by Gustav Mahler and Artur Schnabel. He solidified his …   Universalium

  • Korngold, Erich — (1897 1957)    American composer, of Czech origin. Born in Brünn, Moravia, he was the son of the music critic Julian Korngold. He took composition lessons and at the age of 11 composed Der Schneemann. In the 1920s he taught opera and composition… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Korngold,Erich Wolfgang — Korn·gold (kôrnʹgōld , gôlt ), Erich Wolfgang. 1897 1957. Austrian born American composer and pianist whose works include operas, such as Die tote Stadt (1920), symphonies, chamber music, and scores for motion pictures, including Anthony Adverse… …   Universalium

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